|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to health|
|Feb 11, 2019||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 10, 2019||referred to health|
senate Bill S1072
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S1072 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1072 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1072 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to health facilities and services in correctional facilities PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To ensure that health facilities and services in the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) and local correctional facilities are overseen by the New York State Department of Health, to help assure that prisons and jail health services meet professional standards, as is constitutionally required. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amends subdivision 1 of Public Health Law § 2801 by includ- ing "correctional healthcare facility" in its definition of "hospital."
S1072 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1072 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 10, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to health facilities and services in correctional facilities THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 2801 of the public health law, as amended by section 1 of subpart B of part S of chapter 57 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows: 1. "Hospital" means a facility or institution engaged principally in providing services by or under the supervision of a physician or, in the case of a dental clinic or dental dispensary, of a dentist, or, in the case of a midwifery birth center, of a midwife, for the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of human disease, pain, injury, deformity or physical condition, including, but not limited to, a general hospital, public health center, diagnostic center, treatment center, dental clin- ic, dental dispensary, rehabilitation center other than a facility used solely for vocational rehabilitation, nursing home, tuberculosis hospi- tal, chronic disease hospital, maternity hospital, midwifery birth center, lying-in-asylum, out-patient department, out-patient lodge, dispensary, CORRECTIONAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY and a laboratory or central service facility serving one or more such institutions, but the term hospital shall not include an institution, sanitarium or other facility engaged principally in providing services for the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of mental disability and which is subject to the powers of visitation, examination, inspection and investigation of the department of mental hygiene except for those distinct parts of such a facility which provide hospital service. The provisions of this article shall not apply to a facility or institution engaged principally in providing services by or under the supervision of the bona fide members and adherents of a recognized religious organization whose teachings EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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